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Nov 7, 2012 5:00am PST
:30 this morning. >>> california especially the bay area saw tough congressional races, including one upset due to new primary runoff system. katie marzullo joins us with a closer look. >> reporter: this is the house of representatives map. here's what won't surprise you, blue, blue, blue, the whole bay area voting democrat. we want to focus on three races starting in district three. he has held state or federal office for 40 years and he hangs on to it in a close race you can see the numbers five -54% to the republican's 46% she is someone who national republicans thought would give them a good chance of getting a seat in the house that would not be the case. in the east bay to district 9 this was tricky, lines have been newly redrawn people thought the incumbent mcinnerney wouldn't be able to hold on to his seat, he does he wins 54% to gill's 46% in district 9. district 15, massive upset maybe the biggest in the state. pete stark who has held the office since 1973 known as dean of california delegation is out and he loses to fellow democrat due to the new primary system democrat vs. departmen
ABC
Nov 30, 2012 4:30am PST
wedding plans in california. >>> 13-year-old sexually assaulted. quick police action led to three arrests. >>> we are tracking the storm on live doppler radar this is right now you can see green, yellows, moderate to heavy rain swallows the whole bay area now. mike will have the latest before cold & flu season, help prevent with lysol disinfectant spray. and use the lysol no touch hand soap for 10 times more protection with each wash. this season, a good offense is the best defense. lysol. mission for health. >>> all those places just mentioned are seeing rain this morning, you are looking live at the embarcadero from our camera, really coming down out there now. along with the winds, you have the possibility of hydroplaning on the highways so please drive carefully. >>> oakland police investigating the beating of a severely us a 17-year-old girl who was found after missing for days. shyanne white was found and a bus after walking away from a care center tuesday night. staff members followed her to the fruitvale bart but lost her. it is not clear why staff members did not restrain or stop
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 11:00am PDT
'm kristen sze the military is bringing in help to restore power for victims of sandy. >>> from california to new york loaded with equipment and crews. let's look at pictures of devastation to homes and businesses on the new jersey shore overwhelming. millions of homes are without power. pg&e is helping to provide some of the equipment. the death toll is at least 70. people living in the damaged areas are going to need that help right away. it should arrive sometime this afternoon. katie marzullo is going to join news a moment. look at these live pictures. you can see so many homes have been devastated. the weather came up over the new jersey shore. people have a long way to go for recovery. >> reporter: the defense department says it is flying 17 aircraft from california to new york, that aircraft is loaded with power generation equipment that is going to help crews get the lights back. utility officials in new york say they are on track to get the power back in manhattan by saturday. wheels of recovery are turning slowly. look at the line for buses in brooklyn, six blocks long and growin
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 6:00am PST
the death penalty in california with life without parole voters rejected prop 32 banning unions and corporations from using payroll deductions to fund political campaigns. >> democrats in sacramento will have a super majority or two thirds in the state assembly. speaker perez says the assembly should have 54 democrats still not clear if the state senate will have a super majority of democrats. pro tem steinberg says he's hopeful democrats will be able to raise taxes and pass budgets without republican support if they get. >>> decisive victory for feinstein who will return to washington for a fourth term the 79-year-old san francisco democrat defeated danville republican emken. feinstein was better known and better financed than emken and did not and would not debate her. >> katie marzullo continues our coverage with long cal races. >> reporter: i zoomed in on the -- bay area, no surprise to anyone all blue in all the districts in the bay area. we want to focus on some of the bigger ones, district 3 john garamendi, vs. vann he has held state office for four decades, vann is someo
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 4:30am PDT
the california woman who just found out she is worth 23 million dollars and she almost didn't get it. >>> [ inaudible ] . >>> welcome back. check out what is still left of moisture around northeast cool nights enough for snow in higher elevations scattered showers 50s there as you dip down into the south 72 atlanta, 88 in dallas today, 86 phoenix, seattle, portland, 60°. laguardia flight arrive delays of nearly 75 minutes, snow towards minneapolis maybe a delay there. back at home, we don't have anything to worry about san jose, oakland, nor sfo. check out our flight tracker abc7news.com at the bottom. >>> 4:49. the u.s. is striking back at allegations that it failed to respond quickly or efficiently against the deadly tack on the u.s. consulate in libya september 11th. u.s. intelligence officials say cia officers went to the aid of state department staffers less than 25 minutes after the first call for help. cia publicly denying a report by fox news that the cia told its personnel to stand down. a.m. stevens was killed with -- ambassador stevens was killed with three other american
ABC
Nov 28, 2012 11:00am PST
see how wet amy is. the california emergency manage agency remind us this storm provides a great reason to make sure we are all prepared for any type of natural hazard encouraged to have emergency kits stocked with battery operated radios and flashlights batteries, three day supply of food and water for everybody in the family and manual can opener. and developing a plan for your family posted at abc7news.com under see it on tv. >>> we'll be tracking this storm truth the day with live doppler 7 hd. meteorologist lisa argen will have the full forecast in a few minutes. >>> also, president obama turns to twitter and bay area business people are part of his push to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. >>> new details noon deadly fire at a clothing fire in bangladesh. factory officials are -- are arrested and accused [ male announcer ] introducing... a new way to save on your prescriptions. it's the aarp medicarerx saver plus plan from unitedhealthcare. with this plan, you can get copays as low as a dollar through a preferred network pharmacy like walgreens -- where you'll find 8,000 co
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Nov 28, 2012 11:30am PST
't already, amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >> you can see how wet amy is. the california emergency manage agency remind us this storm provides a great reason to make sure we are all prepared for any type of natural hazard encouraged to have emergency kits stocked with battery operated radios and flashlights batteries, three day supply of food and water for everybody in the family and manual can opener. and developing a plan for your family posted at abc7news.com under see it on tv. >>> we'll be tracking this storm truth the day with live doppler 7 hd. meteorologist lisa argen will have the full forecast in a few minutes. >>> also, president obama turns to twitter and bay area business people are part of his push to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. >>> new details noon deadly fire at a clothing fire in bangladesh. factory officials are -- are [ male announcer ] are you ready for tomorrow'ss technology today? then switch to a at&t u-verse t. add the wireless receiver exclusively from at&t, and you're no longer tied to the tv outlet. move your tv wherever you want in your home...even outside. [ me
ABC
Nov 6, 2012 6:00am PST
their votes early. tonight election night party [ unintelligible ] >>> here in california one of the most closely watched races today will be prop 30. amy hollyfield joins you live from oakland where the governor is expected to cast his ballot in the next hour. >> reporter: here at fire station 6, governor brown will be surrounded by teachers and students he is not the only one advocating for the proposition. yesterday former labor secretary robert reich held a rally. regents said tuition would go up $2400 next semester without prop 30. governor brown held rallies yesterday across the state. students who are against prop 30 say they resent the fact that legislatures haven't better protected education funding. first the governor as he gets biblical about it. >> read the gospel of luke chapter 12, verse 48 where it says those to whom much has been given, much will be required. that's what prop 30 it tells those who have done the best pay a little back. >> students don't have a voice they don't have a strong lobby in sacramento that's why politicians feel comfortable cutting education first.
ABC
Nov 27, 2012 5:00am PST
's mentally competent. >>> university of california board of regents meets today in a special session to vote on a new chancellor. dirks has been recommended currently executive vice president and dean of the faculty for arts and sciences at columbia. if confirmed he will take office next june. outgoing chancellor announced last march that he would step down after more than eight years in that job. >>> time for a look at the weather, you can see your way into work this morning. >> yep. if there is fog, it is all in your head, right? >> that's normal. >>> good morning. we have a little out there in napa, also by the delta, in fact, we are looking at 2 1/2 mile visibility, right now temperatures in the upper 30s, chilly out by fairfield, otherwise low 50s san francisco and oakland. this afternoon clouds will thin out a little, narrow range, we could see a few sprinkles along the coast with upper 50s there low 60s towards san jose, 62 fremont today, this evening it will stay dry, cold front to head our way early tomorrow morning visibilities around the bay with just a half mile, fairfield, quart
ABC
Nov 5, 2012 11:00am PST
coverage from abc news at 4 p.m.. at 8:00, when the polls close in california get bay area results from abc7 news. then abc news returns with primetime election coverage 8:30 with a complete wrap-up at 11. >>> long painful recover from superstorm sandy continues. forcasters are tracking a new storm that could hit wednesday. kira klapper joins us with more on the cleanup efforts. >> reporter: early season nor'easter is expected to slam the mid atlantic and new england with strong winds and heavy rain wednesday. the worst possible news for an already battered region. it has been one week since superstorm sandy hit, leaving 113 dead and more than 1 1/2 million customers still without power. today was the first monday morning commute since sandy unleashed her fury. new york schools reopened, more than one million students, heavy strain on battered transit system. hundreds missed their freezing rain. the seemingly endless lines for gas continued with people gripping their empty fuel cans and frustration mounting by the minute. >> i've been waiting for about 4 1/2 hours. and it is -- [ inaudible
ABC
Nov 23, 2012 4:30am PST
good time to head up, roads are clear. heading i-5 southern california, northern california, oregon all clear and over the grapevine as well in southern california. live look closer to home macarthur maze, light, no problems 80 either direction, 580 or 880 coming into the macarthur maze, no metering lights, quiet at the bay bridge and golden gate bridge, three lanes southbound, two lanes northbound, fog-free there. in milpitas northbound 68 ocalan disoff-ramp light pole cleared out of lanes. -- if you are driving now, here's a look at drive times heading up and over the altamont pass, highway 4 out of antioch into concord east shore freeway from the carquinez bridge into the macarthur maze, nice drive. >>> next, toll makers will soon be a thing of the past at the golden gate bridge. what you need to know. >>> u.s. postal service is about to join the internet age. national experiment begins in the bay area next month. >>> welcome back. mike is getting your forecast together so you can get out and shop. >> you may need a heavy coat this morning maybe shortsleeves later this afternoon. bea
ABC
Nov 30, 2012 11:00am PST
. >> fate of same-sex in california could be decided any minute. latest on the justices' decision >>> oh boy, what a mess. massive tree cross a business road in mill valley this morning before 2 a.m. on miller avenue major road that was in front of the safeway. it blocked westbound lanes of miller for a while crews quickly cut it up so traffic could get through. we'll continue our storm coverage throughout the day on abc7news.com. >>> a lot of problems with trees and power lines. meteorologist mike nicco here to look at how long this will continue. >> about the next hour or two, heaviest of the rain moving through now with a wave on the cold front we don't have winds when this morning we had guts up to 60 few, 70 miles per hour, 50 -- at sfo, i expect the trees if they begin to topple again probably because the rain is coming down so heavily not the wind that will change sunday morning where i think we'll have breezy conditions again and the possibility more power outages. emeryville towards san francisco, 200 feet up in the clouds on mount tamalpais you can see how breezy it is in the highe
KOFY
Nov 30, 2012 11:30am PST
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ABC
Nov 2, 2012 5:00am PDT
spotting the deer should call the california department of fish and game right away. >>> 5:16. time to look at the weather. the weekend is here. after a wet week, -- >> warm up ahead and time to fall back, right? >> we always remember that. extra hour of sleep. 5:16 from vollmer peak towards emeryville, san francisco to the west where high clouds are starting to come in now. watch out for fog in the north bay and east bay valleys, high clouds on live doppler 7 hd, no rain, we are not going to get any clouds are too high and don't have enough moisture next chance of rain well that next week. mid to upper 40s santa rosa, napa, fairfield, concord, redwood city, half moon bay, los gatos everybody else in the low to mid 50s monterey bay and low to mid sieve -- -- low to mid 50s. temperatures keep falling all of us will be in the 40s at some point during the morning. by the afternoon, high clouds and sun today, brighter and warmer weekend, record highs next week. right now, high pressure moved in pushing the storm track north next system bulk of it well north of us getting the blow off of the hig
ABC
Nov 15, 2012 6:00am PST
for california's budget fiscal analyst says the state is on the verge of producing surpluses for the first time since 2001. the office says california should have a nine billion dollar surplus by 2017. calling the surplus a dramatic turn around this all dependent on state lawmakers avoiding a spending spree. >>> tsa plans to roll out new screening system today. called tsa pre-check it allows passengers on participating airlines to be prescreened so tsa can concentrate on people who are more lakey to pose a risk. officials expect to see 3% more travelers going through the airport between now and new year's when you compare it to last year. >>> 6:06. traffic and weather together. you want to know when the rain will arrival. right now skies are still clear live picture from san francisco's embarcadero. clouds will be creeping in. mike will have your full forecast. sue is going to check in with your commute. >>> ultimatum issued to striking hostess employees that could end in a company-wide liquidation. >>> ebb and flow of fog in the north bay around santa rosa at the reporting station, 3/4 visibil
ABC
Nov 29, 2012 5:00am PST
. the 320 million dollar hospital was built to meet california's seismic safety law. >>> filmmaker george lucas is moving forward with a plan that will bring a new park. donating vacant building downtown san anselmo. he has filed for a permit to demolish the building and make way for the new park, it will include bronze statues of indiana jones and yoda. expect today to open by summer. >>> that seems so far away. >> it is. >> let's compare the difference between yesterday and today. >>> yesterday was a quick burst we are going to see a stronger within for the second tonight and strongest for the -- stronger one for the second tonight and strongest for the weekend. right now question yet conditions in san francisco, you can't tell that to the folks in the north bay, they've had the light showers on and off where we start with live doppler 7 hd, blue and green is representing light rain through cloverdale and clear lake this morning. as you head south, the roads are wet into windsor and highway 37, san rafael through novato, lakeville highway, all looking at light shower activity. temperatu
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
-year-old is an american, born of mexican immigrants raised in a small southern california city near the border. he celebrated the bay area's diversity in his speech saying, if there is one thing i can say about this team is we are a great example of this city. >> the diversity of this city. >>> new video shows abandon jeep on top of a 14 foot border fence this happened tuesday year yuma, arizona border agents suspect smugglers tried to use the ramps, they tried to free the jeep but ran when agents approached. agents didn't find anything in the jeep it is believed they ran off with whatever drugs may have been inside. >>> violence mars multiple halloween celebrations in southern california. late night shooting outside a well-known hollywood landmark. plus, violence hitting a college campus. >>> crosswalk crash in the north bay. two little trick-or-treaters to the hospital after getting hit by a car. >> reporter: it is wet out here. we'll show you the weather conditions in the bay area, coming up, next. >>> good morning. ly look outside this is downtown oakland you can see traffic zip
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 5:00am PST
into their rooms, everything is clear. a lot of emergency vehicles still out here, california disaster, medical support, police and fire from all over the central and northern san mateo county still on the scene out here but it is going to be returning to normal quickly we are told the boiler that was causing the carbon monoxide to leak has been isolated and shutdown going to be back to normal soon. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> good news it is all clear, everybody back in. >>> time for a check on the weather forecast. it was chilly outside for those folks who had to evacuate. >> if you think it is chilly now wait until this afternoon. >>> not much of an uptick in temperatures today. good morning, 5:02. several -- not picking up anything in the bay area, eureka doppler dialed in you can see rain even moderate rain with yellows that's the showers from crescent city tour rica. all this is going to slide south along the coast, hit us in the morning in the north to afternoon in the south bay be prepared for wet weather and blustery conditions even if it is not showering in your neighborhood yet m
ABC
Nov 20, 2012 5:00am PST
is asking a federal court for a six month extension on an order to lower california's inmate population by 34,000 over two years. the deadline is next june. the state has been sending low level felons to county jail but says it won't be able to meet that requirement without releasing some prisoners early that could pose a danger to the community. >>> san francisco board of supervisors set to decide long running argument over the issue of free muni fares for low income youth. the commission has awarded more than six million dollars to help implement such a program, some supervisors say the money would be better spent towards maintaining muni's fleet. the others support free muni for youth many transportation chief recommending spending part of that hone for the free program between february and june and again next fall and the rest of the money for muni maintenance and improvement. supervisors are expected to vote on proposed ordinance that would amen building code to allow construction -- to amend building code to allow construction of the tiniest apartments in the country, that vote wa
ABC
Nov 27, 2012 6:00am PST
the california breast cancer mapping project the western half of contra costa county, northern alameda and swath of santa clara and san mateo counties have rates 10 to 20% higher than the state average. one possible reason, women in these areas are more likely to be diagnosed earlier and more likely to have private insurance. read more about the study on abc7news.com under see it on tv. >>> 6:11. the new list of cities putting san francisco at the top. >>> black friday isn't just for big boxed retailers animals. the boost gun dealers are reporting. >>> are e-readers on your christmas list? michael finney ahead with which models come out on top. >> >> good morning. low clouds not as dense this morning fog out towards livermore and napa, otherwise cloudy start numbers are mainly in the 40s and 50s by the afternoon partly to mostly cloudy numbers from upper 50s at our coast could see sprinkles late in the day to lower 60s around san jose, 62 oakland, 60 san francisco overnight tonight rain develop early evening hours, dry, tomorrow looking at heavy rain in the morning and wind advisory all by 4:00
ABC
Nov 29, 2012 4:30am PST
wishing you had -- california may be getting into the big game power ball played in 42 other states. lottery officials meet today expected to adopt regulations to join power ball on the heels of the staggering jackpot of 579 million dollars two winning tickets were drawn, sold in arizona and missouri. california retailers could begin selling the $2 tickets next year would it bring in 90 to 120 middles to help supplement education spending in -- million dollars to help supplement education in -- spending. >>> let's see if we are winners the weather race today. i think we are if you count raindrops. >>> we are still looking at two bigger storms headed our way, light showers this morning, live doppler showing most activity in the north bay up through cloverdale, ukiah, a few showers offshore also napa and snow may. if you are headed out highway 101 and 121 on the wet side, be careful, give yourself extra time visibility not a problem temperatures are mild, 50 redwood city, 58 mountain view, 53 concord as well as fairfield, 57 at our coast. here's the forecast, a few showers mainly nort
KOFY
Nov 26, 2012 11:30am PST
to expand california's online voter registration program into an online voting program. >>> that fog is hanging tough today itch >> worst spot is sfo, just a quarter mile visibility there, sunny and -- sunny and 60 in san jose now. fog in the north bay improving, we are looking at oakland, with foggy conditions, and vollmer peak. a big change all straight ahead. >>> plus, the hidden dangers of those bouncey houses. new report on how many kids they send to the hospital. >>> some bay area school kids get a surprise visit from one of the stars ron: years ago i made a promise to provide the best for my family, in sickness and in health. carol and i needed help figuring out what's covered by medicare and what's not. so we turned to the same folks we've relied on for health insurance all these years. announcer: ron and carol called anthem blue cross and found an affordable medicare plan that pays for some costs original medicare won't. now they can keep making memories for years to come. choose from plans offering protection from high out of pocket costs plus include prescription drug cove
ABC
Nov 19, 2012 5:00am PST
. >>> federal agents open an investigation at major california prison. what some health workers there are accused of doing. >>> cloudy, sprinkles maybe for the morning commute, looks like a dry pattern at last 24 hours. stray showers north bay the rest of us a lot of rain on the way tuesday and wednesday. i'll give you the details. now more news. >>> 5:15. new this morning, a television crew shooting an episode of a fishing show in the gulf of mexico captured video of friday's offshore oil rig explosion as it happened. in the distance you will see the fireball that occurred 20 miles off grand isle, louisiana killed one worker, dissipated quickly, large plume of smoke, 11 injured, including four who suffered major burns. >>> state and federal authorities conducting separate investigations into possible corruption at a sole dad prison. investigators are looking into allegations of payroll fraud and accusations that some prison nurses diverted drugs that were supposed to be used to treat inmates. last accused of falsifying medical records to cover-up crimes dating back to 2009. the
ABC
Nov 29, 2012 6:00am PST
discovery in her home. >>> we jut told you about the big power ball drawing. california missed out this time around. could the golden state be getting ready to play the game? we'll explain. >>> good morning. live look at the bay bridge toll, carpool lanes getting by nicely otherwise traffic backing past overcrossing towards the macarthur maze. gusty winds still out there this morning take extra care. we'll be back with your full commute coming up. >> good thursday morning november 29th. we see towards san francisco it is dry right now, there are isolated showers but get ready for later on. thanks for joining us i'm eric thomas. >>> and i'm kristen sze. it is the calm before the storm. >>> good morning. live doppler 7 hd this morning shows the main rain in the north bay this is very light from highway 1, cloverdale and clear lake, a few showers through san rafael, novato now mainly offshore. we have a system cuing up to the north of us spreading very heavy rain along the north coast this is what spread south throughout the day our second system will bring heavy rain tonight into tomorrow. as
ABC
Nov 30, 2012 5:00am PST
by the 129th rescue wing of the california air national guard based at moffett field that is video of the rescue. you can see him hoisted up by the orange gurney on a rescue helicopter. he was pulled off his vessel, put on a cargo plane to san diego where he was treated at a local trauma center. >>> federal authorities have a big warning for parents this holiday season. be careful about the toys you buy. this year customs officials and consumer products have blocked dangerous toys from hitting store shelves, some had electrical or choking hazards others had sharp edges, officers tested a shipment of toys for lead contaminations. >> it says fail showing a high content of lead in these rubber tires that is something that children could ingest than would be harmful to their development. >> coming up on "good morning america" at 7:00, the red flags, what parents need to know. >>> this morning the operators of two smoke shops in the east bay are facing charges for selling illegal synthetic drugs. uncover officers in fremont say they bought spice with bath salts in a two week sting opera
ABC
Nov 30, 2012 6:00am PST
at a san diego hospital due to quick work by the 129th rescue wing of the california air national guard based at moffett field this is air national guard video of the rescue of the seaman. you can see him being hoisted up by a rescue helicopter. the man was pulled off his vessel and flown to mexico, then put on a cargo plane to san diego where he was treated at a trauma center. >>> two advocacy groups issuing new call on prisons to grant early releases to incapacitated and terminally ill prisoners. they are making the call on a new report released this morning the group says sometimes justice requires compassion, even for people who broke the law. they go on to argue keeping incapacitated and terminally ill prisoners behind bars is unfair and costly to the country. >>> federal authorities have a big warning for parents, be careful what you buy your kids. this year customs and consumer product safety commission have blocked a record number of dangerous toys from hitting store shelves some had electrical or choking hazards. customs officers testified a shipment of toys out of the book for
ABC
Nov 22, 2012 4:00pm PST
for the insurance company. >> a california highway patrol vehicle ended up on the light rail tracks following a hit-and-run. the front of the patrol car was damaged. it happened on north first street. the dodge collided with the patrol car. driver ran away but officers chased him down. >> san jose firefighters are investigating a vicious fire at a hair salon inside a strip mall near brokaw, they could smell gasoline there. they believe the fire started there and spread. >> carolyn: let's talk about controversy for the niners. niners aren't saying too much about this but all eyes are pointing towards colin kaepernick. >> they are deliberately nebulous. alex smith the no contact jersey in practice. he has been cleared to play but no confirmation from the team. smith coming back from a concussion suffered almost two weeks. there is a colin. he was getting in preparation in new orleans. greg roman was asked, all right, who is starting. >> i repeat that no decision has been made. >> colin has been getting similar to what we got last week. he is getting some of the representatives and alex is getting som
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 5:00am PST
was able to leave the hospital to attend his victory party. he's -- >> today california state university leaders are considering what to do about undergrads who overstay their welcome they are called super seniors. the board is expected to discuss a proposal to charge hefty fees for students who have completed five years of fulltime graduate work. the board is expected to vote on the proposal tomorrow. >>> san mateo police starting new program to prevent traffic, bike and pedestrian injuries and death. department has received a $60,000 grant from california to fund special activities for one year, cracking down on -- the department plans to identify the worst dui offenders, conduct stakeouts and revoke licenses. >>> another delay in opening of tunnel. 300 million dollar project was supposed to be finished in 2010. caltrans estimated late 2012 opening. now it says the tunnel won't open until the first quarter of next year. the contractor needs more time for inspections and testing. >>> baseball write areas association of america will announce -- the giants' manager bochy took his team to
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Nov 26, 2012 5:00am PST
you may be headed. >> 5:09. >>> next a small plane headed from the bay area to southern california crashes near a college campus. how good samaritans sprung into action to rescue the two onboard. >>> recovering from superstorm sandy the important train link running again one month after the hurricane. >> here's america's money report. >> >> good morning. nearly 2/3 of us went shopping over the weekend either in person or online, spending more than $400 a piece. president obama was among those observing small business saturday, visiting a bookstore in northern virginia many other shoppers chose the more relaxed independent stores if you buy all the gifts of 12 days of christmas song it will cost more than $107,000 this year, 6% more than last year. partridge and pear tree, just $15. twilight saga picking up another 64 million dollars during the long >>> a plane on its way from no to orange county crashed sunday and good samaritans pull the couple to safety. the crash happened near the cal-state university northridge campus the pilot on his way to john wayne airport radioed he was ha
ABC
Nov 28, 2012 5:00am PST
paste and plastic. >>> california emergency management agency reminds us the storm provides a good kick to make sure we are ready for the rainy season ahead or any type of natural hazard we are encouraged to have emergency it cans with battery operated radios and flashlights, three day supply of food and water for everyone in the family and a manual can opener. >>> in just a couple of hours, two planes and crews will takeoff from moffett field in mountain view for a long range ocean rescue 1,000 miles from dry land. planes and helicopters from the 129th rescue wing will help pick up an injured crewman from a philippine ship and airlift him for medical care. the ship is 1,000 miles from cabo san lucas. >>> investigators say two victims in a fatal shooting sunday were 15 and 16-year-old girls. police are not releasing their names until detectives interview their families they were found shot sunday morning near brookdale park the two girls were friends, but did not live in the area they are not sure what they were doing there the 15-year-old was from san leandro, the 16-year-old from oakl
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
in southern california this morning. she had incredibly good fortune weeks before a 23 million dollar lotto prize was going to be forfeited. the winning ticket was sold at a palmdale liquor store in may, with no one claiming the prize the store released surveillance photos recognized by her daughter. the woman found the ticket after a search in her car where it has sat for five months she filed her claim yesterday. >> after you see someone on surveillance and find them it is not a good thing. >> this lady i'm sure she is happy about it. >>> still ahead, october jobs report is out. we go live to new york city and tell you why not the exchange for this morning's opening bell as investors get ready to react. >>> campaign spin the obama and romney camps want you to hear following the jobs report. >> new poll showing where californians stand on repealing the death penalty. [ inaudible ] >>> welcome back to the abc7 morning news. you are looking live at the opening bell. >>> the unemployment rate crept up to 7.9% from .8%. how should we digest that? more on that with jane king. she will be report
ABC
Nov 26, 2012 6:00am PST
on northern california roads. new information we are learning after a family of four collides head-on with a- minivan. >> reporter: it is foggy out here i'm amy hollyfield live at the bay bridge, next what it looks like on the roads. >>> good morning on this monday, 6:29, highway 87 in san jose different picture from what we've been showing you didn't looking to give here. is it going to get foggy? thanks for joining us i'm kristen sze. >>> i'm eric thomas. we are not recommending those of you in the north and east bay reroute to the south bay but it is foggy out there. >>> live doppler 7 hd not picking up rain now, talking about the fog the dense fog advisory through 9:00, not only in the north bay, you saw the south bay ed good, -- east bay and south bay has the better conditions this morning the fog is moving a little around the hayward area, fremont, conditions are deteriorating there, so far, you are escaping the would have of it in the south bay as you head out this morning, you have to give yourself extra time then it does lift and we are getting into another sunny and mild afternoon
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 11:00am PDT
the police force tonight. >>> police search for a couple stealing mail in broad daylight. >>> the california highway patrol is calling it its first night of lending a hand in oakland a big success. overnight chp joined oakland police in patrolling the city that has seen a spike in crime. >> reporter: oakland police happy to have chp officers on the streets with them to deal with the criminal element. opd has long said if you want to impact the crime rate in this city you have to get cooperation of the citizens. a short time ago, that made a big impact on some elementary schools. the chp helicopter is a serious attention-getter and it did that today at the health and safety fair. oakland pd brought out special vehicles, squad cars with cruisers like they were last night on the first night of oakland's operation impact. chp says it was a success. >> last night we had 11 to 12 arrests which included for driving under the influence, warrant arrests, stolen vehicle, drug vials, things of that nature >> reporter: today's event a far cry from what happens too often, 30 minutes after operation impac
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 11:00am PST
in the -- that the people of california can make sound judgments in the context of tens of thousands of fewer teachers, massive cuts in public education, thousands of courses in community colleges, eliminated. redevelopment eliminated, cutbacks. there's been a real effort at paring back state government. in that context, of three in cuts, i see why people -- of three dollars in cuts i see why people voted. it is a balanced plan, sustainable and i continue tend to do whatever i can in the next two years to make sure we meet the high expectations that the majority of californians, expressed last night. i'll take any questions. >> voters who might be wondering what their vote meant for prop 30? >> that was governor brown's news conference on the passage of prop 30 if you want to continue watching we are live streaming it on abc7news.com. >>> democrats in sacramento may have a favorable new political landscape the party is anticipating a super majority in the state senate and assembly allowing the party to push through increases and budgets without republican votes. >> here's a look at other propositions.
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 4:30am PST
and sun around big sur and 73. southern california nice 71 in san diego, near 80 in l.a. and palm springs. >>> 4:50 ndamukong suh r commuters taking the city -- in -- beginning next february councilmembers agree to raise price from $1.25 $150. the frequency of routes will drop from once in 30 minutes to once an hour sales tax revenue for the transit department has been dropping and there were few options left to help bridge a million dollar gap. >>> warriors will sign a deal with mayor lee today to follow san francisco's local hire law if and when they build new arena. the billion dollar project which was unveiled in may, will still have to be approved but would it bring new arena and entertainment complex to piers 30 and 32 the law only applies to city funded construction projects the team has agreed to follow the spirit of the law the warriors would higher o'-- hire san francisco residents. >>> quarterback smith is reportedly seeking a second opinion. smith suffered a concussion sunday. he met with an independent neurologist monday according to pro football talk got come he has decided
ABC
Nov 20, 2012 11:00am PST
california nurses association says nurses are striking at eight hospitals operated by sutter health, and two san jose hospitals operated by hospital corporation of america they are holding rallies and picketing, over staffing levels, sick leave and other issues. here's a map of the hospitals affected: medical centers in oakland, berkeley, castro valley, san leandro, antioch, novato, vallejo and san jose. >>> santa clara county supervisors reviewing the way officials use government credit cards after accusations of lavish spending. one is being investigated by the county district attorney. since 2009 he has spent more than $36,000 in taxpayer funds, more than 180 restaurant meals, flight upgrades to first class and payments at fancy las vegas establishments. he declared personal bankruptcy in march 2011. >>> when it comes to public nudity san francisco may decide today it is too much to bear, sorry about that. the board is scheduled to vote in afternoon on an ordinance to ban nudity in most public places for anyone five or older. supporters say public nudity has gotten out of hand. critics sa
ABC
Nov 26, 2012 11:00am PST
, if elected, ye hopes to expand california's online voter registration program into an online voting program. >>> that fog is hanging tough today itch >> worst spot is sfo, just a quarter mile visibility there, sunny and -- sunny and 60 in san jose now. fog in the north bay improving, we are looking at oakland, with foggy conditions, and vollmer peak. a big change all straight ahead. >>> plus, the hidden dangers of those bouncey houses. new report on how many kids they send to the hospital. >>> some bay area school kids get a surprise visit from one of the stars of thedkx ñ >>> new study out about the danger of those bouncey houses popular with kids the favorite is home to more than 30 child injuries a day. incredible video showing how kids are getting hurt. >> oh my gosh. >> reporter: watch as this inflatable slide goes airborne with children inside then crashes on a crowd. >> i couldn't get up, i fell so hard. >> reporter: 13 people were injured, including children. the most serious cases typically from bounce houses that weren't tied didn't. take a look at this house that flipped due to
ABC
Nov 27, 2012 4:30am PST
as endangered in 2005. a california group says the whales are part of a larger orca population worldwide. the government has a year to decide. >>> next, ongoing standoff breaking news we continue to follow between police and main with a gun on treasure island. the impact on dozens who cannot get home to treasure island. >>> the important court date for an accused vallejo cop
ABC
Nov 28, 2012 4:30am PST
. >>> southern california man the first in the country to receive a breathing lung transplant. the 57-year-old was battling pulmonary fibrosis he volunteered to be part of a new trial. a team at ucla medical center was able to keep donor lungs as life, the organ was infused with blood and oxygen allowing them to breathe on their own. >> it maintains the donor s outside of the body, on a box, -- >> i like to thank them. >> doctors say the transplant was a success. they hope the medical breakthrough can save some of the thousands who die waiting for a transplant. >>> parents have a hugh tech way to check on their baby's breathing. the baby monitor uses a wired sock to measure heart rate and blood oxygen levels. if the baby stops breathing or the heart rate changes the monitor send as an earth to the parents' smartphone via an app. the students get a $ ,000 prize to help bring it to market -- >>> some women are turning to a vampire facelift to take years off their looks. first, blood is taken from their bodies then the platelet rich plasma separated out, injected back into the face doctors sa
ABC
Nov 29, 2012 11:00am PST
: in arizona sales spiked 500% due to influx of players from nevada and california, states that don't sell power ball. anybody come from san diego? >> yeah san diego, l.a.. >> reporter: norma chairman of board of directors says they will help the winners get financial guidance. >> to create a financial team or a team of advisers to give them that advice because this is an exciting time as well as a life-changing time for these winning tickets. >> reporter: the jackpot rolled over 16 times without a winner that's why it got so huge. amazingly, it is not the biggest u.s. prize in march of this year, three tickets shared 656 million dollars. last night nearly nine million ticket holders won smaller prizes. if you matched five out of six numbers, you will share in a prize totalling more than 130 million dollars. this is the 27th power ball winning ticket sold in missouri, the state ranks second trailing only indiana. t.j. winick, abc7 news. >>> former president bush is in the hospital being treated for bong kai 'tis. mr. bush has been at a -- bronchitis. mr. bush has been cured for the most pa
KOFY
Nov 2, 2012 11:30am PDT
. >>> police search for a couple stealing mail in broad daylight. >>> the california highway patrol is calling it its first night of lending a hand in oakland a big success. overnight chp joined oakland police in patrolling the city that has seen a spike in crime. >> reporter: oakland police happy to have chp officers on the streets with them to deal with the criminal element. opd has long said if you want to impact the crime rate in this city you have to get cooperation of the citizens. a short time ago, that made a big impact on some elementary schools. the chp helicopter is a serious attention-getter and it did that today at the health and safety fair. oakland pd brought out special vehicles, squad cars with cruisers like they were last night on the first night of oakland's operation impact. chp says it was a success. >> last night we had 11 to 12 arrests which included for driving under the influence, warrant arrests, stolen vehicle, drug vials, things of that nature >> reporter: today's event a far cry from what happens too often, 30 minutes after operation impact began at 7:00 last night
KOFY
Nov 29, 2012 11:30am PST
to influx of players from nevada and california, states that don't sell power ball. anybody come from san diego? >> yeah san diego, l.a.. >> reporter: norma chairman of board of directors says they will help the winners get financial guidance. >> to create a financial team or a team of advisers to give them that advice because this is an exciting time as well as a life-changing time for these winning tickets. >> reporter: the jackpot rolled over 16 times without a winner that's why it got so huge. amazingly, it is not the biggest u.s. prize in march of this year, three tickets shared 656 million dollars. last night nearly nine million ticket holders won smaller prizes. if you matched five out of six numbers, you will share in a prize totalling more than 130 million dollars. this is the 27th power ball winning ticket sold in missouri, the state ranks second trailing only indiana. t.j. winick, abc7 news. >>> former president bush is in the hospital being treated for bong kai 'tis. mr. bush has been at a -- bronchitis. mr. bush has been cured for the most part but still has a lingering cough
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 5:00am PDT
they are is going to last and warmer weather in your forecast. >>> 5:17. if you ever go near the ocean, a california surfer says he survived a shark attack by punching that shark in the head until it let go. scott stevens says the great white pulled him underwater off the coast of eureka. according to doctors he suffered seven deep lacerations luckily none of his vital organs were damaged many he's expected to recover. the 25-year-old thanked the doctors who operated on him. he plans to surf again. >>> new revelations on the decision to strip lance armstrong of his tour de france titles. the are for investigative reporting revealed some of the pivotal testimony against armstrong his former teammate testified that he had first turned to cycling to escape drug abuse in his home. then later felt pressure from armstrong and team leaders to use banned drugs. head of the cycling union says the story changed his perspective on the scandal. >>> only on abc7 news, a man beaten by the mob sunday after the giants won the world series, he tried to stop the bus vandalism, received a special invitation to the gia
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 5:00am PST
report or new report shows the bay area job market should expand more quickly than california's and the rest of the nation's over the next two years. bay area jobs total should expand by 7.2% overall professional and business services will grow the most quickly, 15 1/2% over two years education and health care expected to grow by 10% leisure and hospitality by 9:00 -- by 9% the only losses are expecting from government agencies. >>> moraga school board president resigned hours after winning reelection tuesday. reports the superintendent e-mail-ed parents about the resignation, -- effective immediately. kristen cunnane is suing the district for could having up her claims of sex abuse years ago by two teachers. in response the district said her own carelessness or may have played a role in what happened. wednesday the moraga district apologized and directed its attorney to withdraw that line of defense. >>> mountain view police have shutdown a drug lab producing a psychedelic substance used by shaman in the amazon. the dug is known as dmt which authorities say -- the drug is kno
ABC
Nov 15, 2012 5:00am PST
drier, curl in the atmosphere and clouds kicking up across southern california, clouds are coming our way increasing clouds today, that will cap our temperatures in the low 60s coast mid to upper 60s bay and inland before we get to that 40s and 50s when you step out this morning upper 50s to low 60s noon, mild during lunch, mainly in the upper 50s by 7:00. next three days, some of the wettest in the forecast, waves of rain for tomorrow, have the wet weather gear handy it could be raininging in the morning commute, again during the evening commute, rounds of showers for saturday, some of those rounds could be heavier than what we'll have tomorrow, then it looks like our best chance of rain will be sunday morning, sunday afternoon we may get a break that would be the only time this weekend. >>> san jose, northbound 87 this morning very light headlights northbound past hp pavillion on your left. no problems there. >> san mateo bridge still looking good from the toll westbound towards the highrise towards san mateo and foster city headlights headed in hayward direction no issues either di
ABC
Nov 20, 2012 6:00am PST
in a california park. [ female announcer ] martinelli's gold medal sparkling cider is the perfect choice for holiday gatherings. martinelli's is non-alcoholic, festive like champagne, and tastes great! martinelli's: since 1868. >>> welcome back. live doppler you can see heavy drizzle showing up on live doppler 7 hd the reason why we have two hour and 43 minute flight arrival delays into sfo that extends into bay bridge, treasure island, yerba buena island into marin county. this is going to be the case today with moist southerly want we could have drizzle any time during the morning to light rain in the north bay. i still think our best chance of steadier rain will be in the north bay the west of -- the rest of us could have sprinkles to scattered light rain during the afternoon our steadier rain starting during the evening and overnight today in the 60s. >>> bay bridge toll, metering lights just turned on, wind advisory for the cantilever section westbound you can see delays past the first overcrossing towards san francisco. westbound highway 4 port chicago slow traffic accident blockin
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